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On Thursday the 21st in Christ-Roi and in Delmas (Port-au-Prince), four armed bandits traveling on motorcycles were killed in an exchange of fire with a SWAT patrol.
208 people arrested
208 individuals were arrested during the various operations carried out by the PNH in the South from April 13 to May 19. They are accused, among other things, of armed robbery, rape, murder and attempted murder.
Back to school, scenarios under study
Different scenarios are being studied for resuming school activities as soon as the situation allows. However, the lack of sanitation facilities in schools increases the risk of disease transmission. Since only 45% of schools in Haiti have drinking water and only 30% of sanitary blocks. The inability to put in place adequate hygiene measures, in particular hand washing, remains a major challenge for the reopening of schools.
Haiti and Senegal by videoconference
"This Thursday morning, with Senegalese President Macky Sall, I touched on several important topics including the fight against the Covid-19, the situation of Haitian students in Senegal and the possibility of dynamic cooperation in the energy field," declared President Jovenel Moïse.
"I am delighted with the meeting I had with my brother and friend President Jovenel Moïse of Haiti. We talked about the response to Covid-19, energy and agriculture," declared for his part the President of Senegal Macky Sall.
Covid-19 : The US alongside Haiti
As the United States works with the Haitian government to address the Covid-19 pandemic through humanitarian assistance to the Haitian people, the latest Department of Defense assistance progral has resulted in the purchase of more 12,000 local masks, gloves, disinfectant and other essential medical supplies in Haiti. These purchases are intended for the Directorate of Civil Protection (DPC) and Saint-Luc Hospital, two institutions on the front line to combat the spread of Covid-19 in Haiti.
Donation of US $ 11,000 to the Baptist Mission Hospital in Fermathe
Fermathe’s Baptist Mission Hospital, which called for help last month, received a donation of US $ 11,000 from the private business sector on Wednesday to continue providing services to the public. This sum was collected on the initiative of the former deputy of the Croix-des-Bouquets, Jean Tolbert Alexis.